Emily Gottreich, Professor

Closed (4) Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Politics of Jewish Heritage in Africa and Asia Research Project

Applications for Fall 2019 are now closed for this project.

The CMES seeks enthusiastic assistants to contribute to research on the history of Jewish communities in Africa and Asia, and their subsequent migrations from and back to predominantly Muslim areas. The student would work closely with Professor Gottreich on research, data compilation and organization, and references.

Assistants will assemble bibliographies, read secondary sources in original languages, identify photographs and other images as well as write short thematic outlines.

Day-to-day supervisor for this project: h, Staff Researcher

Qualifications: Interest in and/or knowledge of the Middle East/North Africa; Interest in and/or knowledge of Jewish history; Global Studies/ME, NES majors, minors, and concentrators, or those with knowledge of a language of the region preferred; Demonstrated organizational and time-management skills; Strong written and interpersonal communication skills. Advantageous language skills: Hebrew, Arabic, Persian, Turkish, French, or Dutch

Weekly Hours: 3-5 hrs

Related website: www.cmes.berkeley.edu